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Saturday, 10 September 2016

1st PROJECT ON THE NEW LOOM

Here is the first finished project. There were lots of tension problems resulting in more mistakes than normally - there are always a couple, I think. But it will get sorted out.





NEW LOOM

This is how my new loom arrived: 80 cm Ashford, 8 shafts with 4 treadles.







Mac is wondering what this is going to be


Assembly finished at last:

























And this little guy helped wind the first warp




Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Fresh off the Loom:

Alpaca Blanket, which will be much used in our current chilly winter temperatures.





Size: 1.50 x 1.35 m




Warp Alpaca fingering, hand- dyed

Weft hand-dyed Alpaca DK



Tuesday, 17 May 2016

KNITTERS' VISIT TO WILDERNESS

On Mother's Day we enjoyed the visit of 12 knitting friends from Pretoria.







The weather was beautiful and everybody enjoyed peaceful knitting time .


and yarn shopping:

My shelves before ...



and after....





FAIR ISLE BOXY finished in time for winter

My Yarn - hand-dyed






Friday, 1 April 2016

WILD WEAVING

Two new projects done on  my Knitters' Loom:

a waistcoat




                                                      



and a tunic:


 

                                        

FIBRE FUN WEEK

The Fibre Week in Van Reenen really was great fun. So much that we already agreed on the dates for next year:



For pictures please, go to our facebook page "Thread-Handed".